Incurability to Indefensibly

(In*cur`a*bil"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. incurabilité incurability, LL. incurabilitas negligence.] The state of being incurable; irremediableness. Harvey.

(In*cur"a*ble) a. [F. incurable, L. incurabilis. See In- not, and Curable.]

1. Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.

A scirrhus is not absolutely incurable.

2. Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.

Rancorous and incurable hostility.

They were laboring under a profound, and, as it might have seemed, an almost incurable ignorance.
Sir J. Stephen.

Syn. — Irremediable; remediless; irrecoverable; irretrievable; irreparable; hopeless.

(In*cur"a*ble), n. A person diseased beyond cure.

(In*cur"a*ble*ness), n. The state of being incurable; incurability. Boyle.

(In*cur"a*bly), adv. In a manner that renders cure impracticable or impossible; irremediably. "Incurably diseased." Bp. Hall. "Incurably wicked." Blair.

(In*cu`ri*os"i*ty) n. [L. incuriositas: cf. F. incurosité.] Want of curiosity or interest; inattentiveness; indifference. Sir H. Wotton.

(In*cu"ri*ous) a. [L. incuriosus: cf. F. incurieux. See In- not, and Curious.] Not curious or inquisitive; without care for or interest in; inattentive; careless; negligent; heedless.

Carelessnesses and incurious deportments toward their children.
Jer. Taylor.

(In*cu"ri*ous*ly), adv. In an curious manner.

(In*cu"ri*ous*ness), n. Unconcernedness; incuriosity.

Sordid incuriousness and slovenly neglect.
Bp. Hall.

(In*cur"rence) n. [See Incur.] The act of incurring, bringing on, or subjecting one's self to (something troublesome or burdensome); as, the incurrence of guilt, debt, responsibility, etc.

(In*cur"rent) a. [L. incurrens, p. pr. incurere, incursum, to run in; in- + currere to run.] (Zoöl.) Characterized by a current which flows inward; as, the incurrent orifice of lamellibranch Mollusca.

(In*cur"sion) n. [L. incursio: cf. F. incursion. See Incur.]

1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.

The Scythian, whose incursions wild
Have wasted Sogdiana.

The incursions of the Goths disordered the affairs of the Roman Empire.

2. Attack; occurrence. [Obs.]

Sins of daily incursion.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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